Tag Archives | Art museums

Kells

Arts Everyday Living: Monday at the Museum–A Guide to the Art of Civilisation

  LOOKING FOR CIVILISATION: EXHIBITION OF THE WEEK Another innovative exhibition is currently showing in London (see also: Making Colour at the British National Gallery, June 23 blog).  Instead of displaying the works of an artist or period of art, this time Tate Britain is honoring the career of art historian, collector, and public figure, Kenneth […]

Continue Reading
Manet

Arts Everyday Living: Art Museum of the Week—Inside the Barnes Foundation

     BARNES FOUNDATION Philadelphia, Pennsylvania       FAST FACTS Superb collection of Post-Impressionist and Early Modern Art, plus African sculpture, American Art, and Old Masters, among other areas of concentration.  This personal vision of Dr. Albert C. Barnes (1872-1951) opened in 1925 in Merion, Pennsylvania, a suburb of Philadelphia.  Original building designed by […]

Continue Reading